Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance: Hearing, 17240-17241 [05-6712]

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Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance: Hearing Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Education. ACTION: Notice of upcoming hearing. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 forthcoming hearing of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in orderto attend the hearing (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, and/or materials in alternative format) should notify the Advisory Committee no later than Wednesday, April 20, 2005 by contacting Ms. Hope Gray at (202) 219–2099 or via e-mail at Hope.Gray@ed.gov. We will attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot guarantee availability of the requested accommodation. The hearing site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. This notice also describes the functions of the Advisory Committee. Notice of this hearing is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This document is intended to notify the general public. DATE AND TIME: Monday, April 25, 2005, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at approximately 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW., Springwood Room, Lower Lobby Level, Washington, DC 20001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Nicole A. Barry, Associate Staff Director, Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Capitol Place, 80 F Street, NW., Suite 413, Washington, DC 20202–7582 (202) 219– 2099. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance is established under Section 491 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended by Public Law 100–50 (20 U.S.C. 1098). The Advisory Committee serves as an independent source of advice and counsel to the Congress and the Secretary of Education on student financial aid policy. Since its inception, the congressional mandate requires the Advisory Committee to conduct objective, nonpartisan, and independent analyses on important aspects of the student of the student assistance programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act. In addition, Congress expanded the Advisory Committee’s mission in the Higher Education Amendments of 1998 to include several important areas: access, Title IV modernization, distance education, and early information and needs assessment. Specifically, the Advisory Committee is to review, monitor and evaluate the Department of Education’s progress in these areas and report recommended improvements to Congress and the Secretary. E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 64 / Tuesday, April 5, 2005 / Notices The Advisory Committee has scheduled this hearing to address specific proposals related to financial aid simplification and to develop consensus on how best to simplify student aid during the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The proposed agenda includes expert testimony and discussions of the following issues: (a) Congressional goals and expectations for simplification during the current reauthorization of the Higher Education Act; (b) the higher education community’s goals and priorities related to simplification; (c) focused discussions on implementation issues surrounding specific simplification proposals, including early financial aid information and simplification of financial aid forms and processes. Space for the hearing is limited and you are encouraged to register early if you plan to attend the hearing. You may register by sending an email to the following address: ADV_COMSFA@ed.gov or Tracy.Deanna.Jones@ed.gov. Please include your name, title, affiliation, complete address (including internet and email, if available), and telephone and fax numbers. If you are unable to register electronically, you may fax your registration information to the Advisory Committee staff office at (202) 219– 3032. You may also contact the Advisory Committee staff directly at (202) 219–2099. The registration deadline is Thursday, April 21, 2005. Records are kept for Advisory Committee proceedings, and are available for inspection at the Office of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Capitol Place, 80 F Street, NW., Suite 413, Washington, DC from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Dated: March 31, 2005. William J. Goggin, Staff Director, Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. [FR Doc. 05–6712 Filed 4–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–M DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP05–91–000] Calhoun LNG, L.P.; Notice Of Application March 28, 2005. Take notice that on March 18, 2005, Calhoun LNG, L.P. (Calhoun LNG), VerDate jul<14>2003 19:48 Apr 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 Three Riverway, Suite 525, Houston, Texas, 77056, filed an application in Docket No. CP05–91–000 pursuant to section 3(a) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and Part 153 of the Commission’s regulations, requesting authorization to site, construct, and operate a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and associated facilities to be located in the Port of Port Lavaca-Point Comfort in Calhoun County, Texas as a place of entry for the importation of LNG. An affiliated company, Port Comfort Pipeline Company, L.P. 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A person obtaining party status will be PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17241 placed on the service list maintained by the Secretary of the Commission and will receive copies of all documents filed by the applicant and by all other parties. Unless filing electronically, a party must submit 14 copies of filings to the Commission and must mail a copy to the applicant and to every other party in the proceeding. Only parties to the proceeding can ask for court review of Commission orders in the proceeding. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project, or in support of or in opposition to this project, should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenters will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 64 (Tuesday, April 5, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17240-17241]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-6712]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance: Hearing

AGENCY: Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Education.

ACTION: Notice of upcoming hearing.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming hearing of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial 
Assistance. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability 
in orderto attend the hearing (i.e., interpreting services, assistive 
listening devices, and/or materials in alternative format) should 
notify the Advisory Committee no later than Wednesday, April 20, 2005 
by contacting Ms. Hope Gray at (202) 219-2099 or via e-mail at 
Hope.Gray@ed.gov. We will attempt to meet requests after this date, but 
cannot guarantee availability of the requested accommodation. The 
hearing site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. This 
notice also describes the functions of the Advisory Committee. Notice 
of this hearing is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act. This document is intended to notify the general 
public.

Date and Time: Monday, April 25, 2005, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending 
at approximately 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW., 
Springwood Room, Lower Lobby Level, Washington, DC 20001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Nicole A. Barry, Associate Staff 
Director, Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Capitol 
Place, 80 F Street, NW., Suite 413, Washington, DC 20202-7582 (202) 
219-2099.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Student Financial 
Assistance is established under Section 491 of the Higher Education Act 
of 1965 as amended by Public Law 100-50 (20 U.S.C. 1098). The Advisory 
Committee serves as an independent source of advice and counsel to the 
Congress and the Secretary of Education on student financial aid 
policy. Since its inception, the congressional mandate requires the 
Advisory Committee to conduct objective, nonpartisan, and independent 
analyses on important aspects of the student of the student assistance 
programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act. In addition, 
Congress expanded the Advisory Committee's mission in the Higher 
Education Amendments of 1998 to include several important areas: 
access, Title IV modernization, distance education, and early 
information and needs assessment. Specifically, the Advisory Committee 
is to review, monitor and evaluate the Department of Education's 
progress in these areas and report recommended improvements to Congress 
and the Secretary.

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    The Advisory Committee has scheduled this hearing to address 
specific proposals related to financial aid simplification and to 
develop consensus on how best to simplify student aid during the 
reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The proposed agenda 
includes expert testimony and discussions of the following issues: (a) 
Congressional goals and expectations for simplification during the 
current reauthorization of the Higher Education Act; (b) the higher 
education community's goals and priorities related to simplification; 
(c) focused discussions on implementation issues surrounding specific 
simplification proposals, including early financial aid information and 
simplification of financial aid forms and processes.
    Space for the hearing is limited and you are encouraged to register 
early if you plan to attend the hearing. You may register by sending an 
email to the following address: ADV--COMSFA@ed.gov or 
Tracy.Deanna.Jones@ed.gov. Please include your name, title, 
affiliation, complete address (including internet and email, if 
available), and telephone and fax numbers. If you are unable to 
register electronically, you may fax your registration information to 
the Advisory Committee staff office at (202) 219-3032. You may also 
contact the Advisory Committee staff directly at (202) 219-2099. The 
registration deadline is Thursday, April 21, 2005.
    Records are kept for Advisory Committee proceedings, and are 
available for inspection at the Office of the Advisory Committee on 
Student Financial Assistance, Capitol Place, 80 F Street, NW., Suite 
413, Washington, DC from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays.

    Dated: March 31, 2005.
William J. Goggin,
Staff Director, Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance.
[FR Doc. 05-6712 Filed 4-4-05; 8:45 am]
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